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NBC
Mar 6, 2011 4:30pm PST
this cover, is america still number one? nobody knows, job growth is on the right path right now but if we don't cut the debt, will america's greatness end, and if we don't invest in education and research, will greatness end? decade after decade, we relearn that the american belief in our strength tends to be self sulfilling and presidents to speak to that faith in the future tend to lead there and those who speak to worry don't do as well. jimmy carter, 1979. >> the erosion of our confidence in the future is threatening to destroy the social and the political fabric of america. >> the 2012 race will test president obama's ability to inspire confidence, optimism in the future in the face of increasing global rivalries. there's a big partisan divide on this and nbc's last poll, 39% of democrats said the country's in decline, just 39%. but look at this jump. 58% of independents and 69% of republicans who live in the same country think we're in decline. rick, big differential there. how will this play out as we pick another president or keep this one? >> part of what makes us great, chris, i
FOX News
Mar 24, 2011 1:00am EDT
are in it. we better be in it to win it. if there is doubt we get out. win it means gadhafi goes and america gets to get out of there. and let the people of why create their own government. choose their own leader. and america, no nation building, we get out, we take care of our affairs elsewhere. >> greta: one he steps down. two he goes into exile and leaves libya and three he is captured and stands trial and four he's killed. which should be the goal? >> i think gadhafi is going to end up dead through this mission. whether it is at the hands of the rebels who have turned on him. or whether it is at the hands of america and her allies as we are engaged in in no-fly zone. which again, seems to be turning into much more. i think at the end of the day gadhafi is not gonna go willingly. >> greta: is it a failure on our part if we turnover command and control to someone else to nato or france or whatever. and gadhafi is still in power s that a failure on our part? >> america will have failed. -- if we turnover command and control of this mission and the mission of ousting gadhafi is not fulfille
CNN
Mar 2, 2011 7:00pm EST
by america or the atlantic pact until think in blood. they know they will be entering hell and in a bath of blood. >> the new bloodshed brought fresh calls for the united states to impose a no-fly zone. on capitol hill this clear explanation from the defense secretary robert gates. >> there's a lot of frankly loose talk about some of these military options and let's just call a spade a spade. a no-fly zone begins within attack on libya to destroy the air defenses. that's the way you do a no-fly zone. >> a closer look at the map and talk more and more about those options and the risks of using u.s. military force in libya in a moment and take a close look at those air defense systems secretary gates just said there would have to be targeted before there could be any no-fly zone. first the latest on what right now on the ground if you look at the map amounts to a civil war playing out in libya. a tense and brutal civil war. these image, the green area controlled by opposition forces. opponents of moammar gadhafi. the red areas controlled by the gadhafi regime. if you had any doubt gadhafi
FOX News
Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
on libya and the latin america tour. those reports after these messages. >> bill: impact segment tonight, cnn anchor nancy grace apparently very concerned about fallout from the japanese nuclear reactors hitting the u.s.a. >> bernie, explain how this is going to effect us. >> well, in the united states divlong is going to be a big impact at all. >> bernie. >> here we go, nancy, huh? >> yeah. here we go. that's what you said. >> it not head to the united states. >> that's what you said last anytime. >> i'm going to continue to say it, nancy. this is not damaging radiation in the united states. >> bill: all right, clearly miss grace not buying that and the state emergency in l.a. was for the waves that hit crescent city and other coastal sounds not for the radiation. is laura ingraham about radiation as well? she joins us now from washington. now, the reason i'm doing this segment at all libyan situation in a moment. proud of the way covered the japanese nuke thing. did not thip and go into the land of speculation. cnn did, quite frankly, it paid off for cnn. they have now passed msnbc and
FOX News
Mar 26, 2011 12:00am EDT
this week. what he means is i'm getting america into war but i'm getting it out within a week. what he means is we are getting out by relinquishing command. that's the worst possible way to do it. you want unity of command and it ought to come from the leading power, that's us. up until now that's how the on has run. on the ground it has been effective. now the idea is to shift it to nato, 28 christmas to go by consensus. which means any member can have a veto and run a war this that way. it can be done. terrible way to do it. >> sean: i want to go back to the idea that he wants to relinquish expand get out as quickly as possible. he doesn't seem to care about winning. is the only explanation i can think of why they keep shifting. gadhafi has to go. maybe not. maybe we'll nation build, create a democracy. maybe not. winning, if you are going to be engaged in a military effort, shouldn't that be the wayne goal? >> that's why i think it is about structure and appearances. that's such a detached ivy league approach. what the administration has said is the u.s. objective is that gadhafi has to g
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 8:00pm EDT
an awful lot of money. isn't that a war? >> america, at "not war". >> we will continue to provide details to the american people. >> you don't even seem to think enough of us to lie to us. >> the administration is defending its biggest victory on its first anniversary. >> fdr went so far as to call it a fundamental right for all americans. >> in short, we'll do whatever we can to ensure that obamacare is never fully implemented. >> one year ago today. >> health insurance reform because law in america. >> took a long time. >> congressman anthony weiner joins us. while some republicans were attacking the president on libya and the healthcare bill, two from minnesota went to iowa. ♪ if i find my way to minnesota ♪ >> and donald trump, is he serious about running. >> trump came out as a birther, which is republican for "i'm running for president." >>> good evening. president obama skipped a visit to address growing concerns over the libyan war efforts. he plans to transfer command and control in the next few days, suffered a setback when nato failed to reach agreement to assume that role.
CSPAN
Mar 26, 2011 10:00am EDT
standing for the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all. thank you. you may be seated. we have a great lineup for you this morning. before we get to that, i have a few programming notes. you've got a program when you came in today. it reads from left to right in order of the speakers. we do have a little change in the program. senator rick santorum could not be here today. he sent his regrets. he did everything he could to be here. after the family values panel we will adjourn for a one hour lunch break. lunch will be a $10 a box lunch available to you right outside where you registered. you can try to navigate through the sky walk in beautiful downtown des moines. we will reconvene one hour after that. one last thing. this is a little important. turn off cell phones or put them in silenct mode. i am the director of the conservative principles pac congressman steve king's leadership back. pac. it is my honor to introduce this mornin
FOX News
Mar 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
. welcome, i'm bill hemmer here in "america's newsroom". how you doing martha? martha: very busy. goodgood morning, bill, good morning, everybody. i'm martha maccallum. these attacks come as pentagon officials tell fox news that they are closely watching a qaddafi facility that could be storing materials to make chemical weapons and although troops are standing their ground today, there are signs that qaddafi's inner circle may be starting to crack. bill: want to go live to rick leventhal, live from ras lanuf. rick, hello. >> we're running an active checkpoint in ras lanuf, which is a massive oil refining town and still in the hands of opposition fighters. we've seen a number of fighters on their gun trucks passing us here and heading to the west to benjawab, the new front line, that's before you get to sirte. apparently they've approached sirte yesterday, the opposition fighters did and were pushed back by qaddafi's tanks and weapons. the battle talibans there and there are proqaddafi forces in the town of binjawad and battles in the streets there. ras lanuf, this are two key oil cities i
FOX News
Mar 26, 2011 3:00am EDT
not the federal reserve. from new york, good night, america. [ applause ] >> that is an awful pun. how do you live with yourself? >> you tweeted that earlier today. >> i sure did. >> you are a maze of pain and apathy. >> i apologize for nothing. >> go away. i said go away. >>> let's welcome our guest. she is so british that big ben asks her for the time. i am here with imogen lloyd webber. she is so cute that strawberry short cake sleeps in imogen lloyd webber pajamas. and he is the man from steely dan, the ruby from the due be. the legend dairy musician, jeff "skunk" baxter. he knows tunes like i know prunes. i am not ashamed to say that. and for him the final four refers to his teeth. my repulsive sidekick, bill shultz. and he is the gov that everyone loves. sitting next to me, the former arkansas governor mike huckabee. he hosts "huckabee" named after him. it is saturday, which i will be on, and sunday, which i will be on. if you don't own a copy of his book, i want nothing to do with you or your ugly face. and he is an aging crank with sales in the tank. good to see you, pinch
PBS
Mar 23, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the world, people are demonstrating for our cause. in asia, africa, in america, and in europe, the people are on our side. those who were against us form a minority. it is hard to tell of these are just slogans, or if the libyan dictator has found renewed strength. international coalition claims successes and wants to destroy military installations in tripoli and rebels celebrating in been gauzy, little is known about who is now in control of which areas. the rebel national council has sometimes drop out of sight. experts like the italian libya observer are speculating who will eventually take over power from gaddafi. some names are being mentioned. even lesser-known ones. at first, we expected further defections by government officials and libyan ambassadors, but the wave of defections suddenly stopped. what could this mean? and many seem to be biding their time. rebels meanwhile seem to be fully in control. on tuesday, gaddafi's forces were attacking. dozens of people are reported killed, and here, too, alice are launching air strikes on troops loyal to a tripoli. one future scenario is
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >> we can repeal obamacare. >> the president talks about libya and his trip to south america. >> the president's doctrine, he is not an ideological guy. >> he's been juggling diplomater efforts on this trip. >> we are supporting a democratic revolution there. >> they've got a political problem. >> today it looks like a war, sound like a war, people are dying, and it's costing an awful lot of money. isn't that a war? >> america, at "not war". >> we will continue to provide details to the american people. >> you don't even seem to think enough of us to lie to us. >> the administration is defending its biggest victory on its first anniversary. >> fdr went so far as to call it a fundamental right for all americans. >> in short, we'll do whatever we can to ensure that obamacare is never fully implemented. >> one year ago today. >> health insurance reform because law in america. >> took a long time. >> congressman anthony weiner joins us. while some republicans were attacking the president on libya and the healthcare bill, two from minnesota went to iowa. ♪ if i find my way to mi
MSNBC
Mar 30, 2011 2:00am EDT
to atrocities in other countries. the united states of america is different. and as president, i refuse to wait for the images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. >> susan page, on this question there seemed to be a little bit of conflict in the speech. on one hand the president said libya was a special case. on the other hand he made this a little broader statement which gave you a hint at what the obama doctrine was in a case like this. >> well, the obama doctrine seems to be if there's a big humanitarian crisis looming, and we can act to help, we will, except if we don't have international support. or except if -- i mean it's not exactly a clear, bright, primary color kind of doctrine, it's something that mitt romney criticized as knew wanted. nuanced. supporters would say nuance is a good thing in a complicated world. but i think you could read that entire speech and not be clear on exactly the circumstances which would command u.s. military response and those that would not. i think that's a fair criticism of the speech. >> yeah, chuck. i think, you know what, it wasn't so m
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2011 11:00pm EST
you to listen to what michael moore had to say in wisconsin. >> america is not broke. contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you will give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great grandparents had, america is not broke. >> wisconsin was not broke until you pushed through some corporate tax cuts that created the financial picture you have now. >> what? what came up with that? >> to michael moore's point, what his point is that america is not broke if you use a reasonable revenue collection system and tax system, america would not be broke and wisconsin would not be broke without the tax giveaways. >> come on. there states that have similar debt that the state has $3.6 billion racked up over eight years of democrat governors and democrat legislature. that's not true. everybody knows that's not true. the stimulus money is the only thing that helped bail out the state across this nation two years ago. it's not available this time. it's real. if we don't do something about it, the bond and the debt rating, everything associated with wisc
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. in life there is a right and a wrong. it would have been wrong for america to watch the slaughter of those people in libya and do nothing. or am i wrong? that's the memo. now for the top story tonight. we have new polling on libya for you. this is from gallup. do you approve of the current military action against libya? 47% approve. 37% disapprove. 16% no opinion. among political parties, 51% of democrats approve, 57% of republicans, but just 3% of independence support the libyan action. and on our bill o'reilly.com poll, which is not scientific, this is the closest one we have ever had. more than 50,000 of you have voted. right now it stands 51% opposing the u.s.a. leading a no-fly zone in libya and 49% opposing it. author of revolt dick morris. what do these polls tell you? what are they saying. >> they tell mio bama is going to face a i do began particular problem within the democratic party if he pursues the libyan intervention. i don't see how he gets out of it now. for a president to go into a war with 51% of his own party supporting him, is really tough. you know, if he submits a wa
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 6:00am EST
here in america. king flat out says he doesn't care if it's politically correct. the main witnesses that we're going to see that he's invited are family members of those inspired to get into terrorism. and also an american muslim that will talk about the culture of his community. t.j., last night, eight democrats on this committee wrote king asking him to cancel the hearing, saying it too narrowly singles out the community. listen to eric holder. >> we don't want to stigmatize, we don't want to alienate entire communities. we need to focus on individuals or groups of individuals, who might band together and who would try to harm american interests or american citizens. that is what this justice department is doing. >> now, i spoke with congressman king last night, he insists he does not want to demonize the muslim-american community. he also said, look if my job is to look for radicalization from al qaeda, where else am i going to look? one of the issues that king says drives him a report that he gets from his friends and law enforcement community at home in new york and around the
FOX News
Mar 18, 2011 3:00am EDT
become in america. polarized or awesome? seriously i'm asking because i don't know. another thing i would like to know, are owls camera shy? >> quite the contrary. you never see an owl in doors. andrea, what does this tell us about america? >> well, you said that it is polarizing. every has gone crazy. they are just a bunch of idiots. although there are a lot of similarities. they get their message out on the internet. i know you are getting nervous. >> no, i am digging this. >> they both take to the web when they push out their messages, and they are both largely in support of female candidates. they go out and scout their talents, true? >> that is true. very cogent point. thank god i took a sedative. good to see you. >> i think you messed up the name a little bit. >> i uh pop. - i apologize for that. >> you knew you would do it. >> i thought about it and i always do that and screw it up. >> that sounds like a delicious soda. >> it is a chocolate, highly-decaffeinated drink. >> it is all good. >> how would a sheen presidency appear to you? what do you think it would be like? >> i don't t
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. from new york, good night, america. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. if this is a fox news alert. president obama again says libyan leader muammar gaddafi has to go, but says it's not the goal of the international military effort against gaddafi's government. in fact, one u.s. commander concedes gaddafi could remain in power. libyan rebels are trying to exploit the international stripes across the country, as gaddafi's army is using journalist and civilians as human shields and targets. we have team coverage. brit hume looks at the role in y correspondent jennifer griffin at the pentagon looking at the military operation and whether the no-fly zone is working. good evening, jennifer. >> hi, bret. the french may have dropped the first bombs saturday, but it soon became clear that the u.s. commander were calling the shot from the newest command in europe. the missile fired by the british submarine that struck gaddafi's compound were not unlike the tom mahawks fired from aboard the destroyer. coalition forces fired more than 13tomahawks i
FOX News
Mar 25, 2011 9:00pm EDT
. the president seems uncomfortable with america's position as world leaders.÷ wih our military strength that the world has and continues to look to america and lead in situations like this. he seems to want no part of that leadership. what do you think is the thinking behind that? i've all ref to him as radil. do you think it is connected? >> i mean, i'm an psychiatrist, but i don't play one on tv. what i wod say is. civilians, looks horrible on tv or atrocities on our side, the rebels will come in it reduces the like of the united states. that's a fantasy. everybody knows that we are the lead nation. everyone knows if we hadn't acted there would have been no action at all. everyone knows it is our command, our control, our pilots, our technology which is the dominant one. it is a farce pretending that we are in the background. i think that's part of his reasoning. he doesn't want us to be culpable or liable. or if we don't succeed and the rebels are overwhelmed it considered an american defeat. also a fantasy. >> sean: if we are not the leader, i don't think we should be there. i think
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2011 2:00am EST
. this is just a way of saying obama is really a terrorist. not from america, of course. is this what it takes to be a leader in the republican party? appeal to the haters who cannot accept the legitimacy of this president? on a parallel note, one of our pollsters tells us yesterday, it may be hard to understand why someone would jump off a cliff unless you understand they're being chased by a tiger. and that tiger is the tea party. in other words the gop is jumping off the political cliff right now and the tea party is that tiger chasing behind it. the latest example, a tea party leader calling for john boehner's defeat because he won't support the tea party's also after newt resigned after leading his party to a disaster after being reprimanded himself after being nominated on the family values republican party ticket? we'll find out. newt gingrich all but made it official today. on the subject of sex scandals, more evidence is surfacing that it could lead to an indictment for john edwards, misusing campaign funds or, in fact, using funds as -- that should have been a campaign contribution.
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
roasted, honey bunches of oats! >>> the republicans want you to believe that america is broke. they want you to believe things have so bad there's no other option but their draconian cuts. >> we're broke. broke going on bankrupt. >> we have to reform medicare. it costs too much and it's going to bankrupt us. >> because obama care will bankrupt the country. >> just because we followed grea greece into democracy does not mean we need to follow them into bankruptcy. >> false, false, false, false, false, false. it's all fall. we're not broke, nor are we going bankrupt. i'm not the only one who thinks this. michael moore and bloomberg news both agree that america is nowhere near broke. here's more in wisconsin over the weekend. >> america is not broke. not by a long shot. the country is awash in wealth and cash! it's just that it's not in your hands! it has been transferred in the greatest heist in history from the workers and consumers into the banks and portfolios of the uber rich. >> now, that's totally true. and republicans say we face financial ruin because we're in debt. but bloomberg s
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2011 10:00pm EST
for this attack? but you see, this is hitting teachers all across america. and i was really touched last night after the show, i got a lot of e-mails, i got a lot of phone calls about my commentary on teachers, and i received response from teachers all over america. this retired teacher in ohio i think sums it up best. for those experts on what makes a teacher, i have some advice. be prepared to inform a class of 30 kids, 30 10-year-old children that a classmate was hit by a car and killed the night before, and then be able to deal with the grief as well. be confident to ask the 6-foot angry boy who has a knife, and watch him pull it out of his six-inch dagger from his boot. put it on the desk, and then begin to cry. know the right words to tell a child that her mother lost her battle with cancer and has died. encourage a child, encourage a child with bruises to be truthful on how he got them. be prepared to comfort a child whose parent was arrested for domestic abuse. and then continue to teach the basics. not once have any of these governors ever explained to their constituents that they rea
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 6:00am EST
luxury cars, we make cadillacs. somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> now, willie, you need to turn to donnie, just turn to donny and look at him in the face, say, donny, that's not okay. >> well, here's the problem. i don't feel that way. do we have the tape? this is just moments ago, an hour ago on "way too early." i was in the middle of a news story, a strange man came up behind me, on live television, and started massaging my back. >> you've got to tell him, that's not okay. >> you know what's weird, the tension's gone. >> you're looking at it and you're going, there's something right about that. >> not something, everything. >> men should be secure enough, they should be able to show affection for other men
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2011 6:00am EST
on "the washington post," a study on sex in america, study finds abstinence on rise in teens, early 20s. i've been saying for some time and some time looking at my kids and their friends over the past few years -- >> right. >> i've noticed a, in the age of pornography where a kid who is 9 or 10 is exposed to stuff we weren't exposed to until we were in college or even later, a more conservative generation regarding sex. and here it says the number of teens and people in the early 20s who remain abstinent goes well into the early -- it goes close to a third, mike barnicle. this is a dramatic shift. our youth are becoming more conservative when it comes to abstinence and sex. i think it's a reaction to all those images they're bombarded with at an early age. >> i think part of it, i think you put your finger on part of it, is the unbelievable access that kids have, everyone has, to stuff on the internet from the age of 8, 9, 10 years of age. i am the wrong guy to talk to about this, joe. i was raised with a deep belief and taught that sex is more dangerous than the third rail. >> right. >> j
CSPAN
Mar 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
satellite corp. 2011] >> everywhere and europe and and america, your people agree with it. the whole people are against you. your governments, your regime will go down. host: a defiant response just two hours ago from libyan leader gaddafi as missiles continue to hit key targets overnight. 48 deaths were reported. this is the largest international military effort since the iraq war. today's military action taking place the same weekend egyptian residence are going to the polls to vote on the senate -- is changes to its constitution. voters in haiti going to the polls to select a new president. our president and rio de janeiro, day to bureau of his south american trip where his focus is on jobs, trade, and the economy, and congress is in recess. we are going to focus on the story from libya. and your calls and reaction as u.s. and allies strike those targets. 202-737-0002, our line for democrats. 202-737-0001 for republicans. for independence, the number to call is 202-628-0205. here are some of the headlines from domestic newspapers beginning with "new york post." "take that gaddafi." "stri
NBC
Mar 20, 2011 4:30pm PDT
for the country, really, is, is this a real debate about balancing america's budget, or is this actually a debate just about cutting spending which is the political hot button and what republicans have campaigned on because if it's about cutting spending, there is no advantage to the president sticking out his neck on this one. chris: reagan tried to cut it all the time and never was. norah, the question that comes to us is this, two-thirds of the american people say don't raise the retirement age. it's right now 66. it's going up to 67 by the year 2025. you and i were talking earlier, it may go up at the end of the adventure to 69 and that scares people but enough to say don't do it. >> well, there is reportedly a split in the white house between the political team that says don't touch it and the economic team that says you have to touch it. chris: gene sperling and geithner say cut it. >> the political people say don't do this, certainly during election. president in his state-of-the-union address said we have to tackle entitle wanted, he proposed and put forward. he came out with the proposal
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 9:00pm EST
, decent what america is about. people should not be coming into the state trying to intimidate, offer up threats, that's not the way it is done. again, our lawmakers stood up to those thuggery an being fast. we are not going to allow that here. the people who work for state and local government have been decent and i respect them throughout this process. the people coming from other states that -- don't belong here. hopefully they will move on. >> sean: state senator carpenter said this was the pearl harbor of workers' rights. a sneak attack in the middle of the night this began february 17th. did research, and fox news was reporting senate democrats acknowledged that you could pass any item that doesn't spend state money in their absence in terms of the legality of this, this was always available to you. why did you wait three weeks? >> in fact, ironically, the person that ran against me for governor, the mayor of milwaukee suggested doing this the other day on one of our local and state radio programs. the irony is, we waited to allow the process to work through. we tried to work to fi
ABC
Mar 6, 2011 7:00am PST
>>> good morning, america. >>> good morning, america. i'm dan harris. >> and i'm bianna golodryga. it's sunday, march 6th. this morning, touchdown. four rapid-fire tornadoes tear across louisiana. one mother makes the ultimate sacrifice to save her baby. today, the wild weather pushes east and north expected to produce more drenching rain and up to a foot of snow. >>> it begins. the 2012 race for president appears to be coming to life. newt gingrich heads to iowa, and mitt romney comes out swinging at president obama saying he has to go. we're going to take a look at the potential republican candidates, who's in, who's out and who's on the fence? >>> where is austin bice? this college student has been missing for more than a week in spain. his desperate parents are now leading the search demanding answers. >>> and up, up and away. a bold attempt to make life imitate art. engineers try to re-create that incredible scene from the movie "up." but can you really make a house fly with just helium balloons? >>> and let's pull up that video one more time. we've been talking about this al
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2011 7:00pm EDT
in time and scope. our mission has been to use america's unique capabilities to create the conditions for the no-fly zone and to assist in meeting urgent humanitarian needs. and as expected, we're already seeing a significant reduction in the number of u.s. planes involved in operations, as the number of planes from other countries increasen numbers. today, we are taking the next step. we have agreed along with our nato allies to transition command and control for the no-fly zone over libya to nato. all have authorized military authorities to develop an operions plan for nato to take onhe bad cvian protection mission under resolution 1973. nato is well suited to coordinating this international effort, and ensuring that all participating nations are working effectively together toward our shared goals. this coalition includes countries beyond nato, including arab partner, and we expect all of them to be providing important political guidance going forward. we have always said that arab leadership and participation is crucial. the arab league showed that leadership with its pivotal stat
MSNBC
Mar 29, 2011 8:00pm EDT
goal is to cut spending because it can lead to a better environment for job creators in america. that's our goal. we're going to continue to pursue our goal. >> but the option of a temporary bill was immediately taken off the table by house majority leader, eric cantor, who is so close to boehner's throne, he may try for the speaker's job if he disappoints the tea party in any way. chuck schumer describes the conundrum this way. >> the speaker has said all along he wants to avoid shut down at all costs. madam president, i believe him. he's a good man. the problem is a large percentage of those in his party don't feel the same way. they think compromise is a dirty word. they think taking any steps to avert a shut down would mean being the first to blink. so speaker boehner is caught between a shut down and a hard place. he's caught a tiger by the tail in the form of the tea party. >> on thursday, tea party supporters will descend on the capitol to protest the lack of leadership, unquote, lack of courage that led members of congress to abandon service to the people by passing continuing
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2011 11:00pm EST
. progressive change committee and democracy for america launched this ad in milwaukee and madison today. >> i'm just a secretary, and this bill that walker's proposing is going to cost me over $3,000 a year, not to mention more down the road when we lose our collective bargaining rights. >> i believe the issues discussed in madison are not unique to madison or the state of wisconsin, these are national issues. money is being taken from workers and tax break given to major corporations. >> this is republican class warfare, an attack on the middle class. this is a battle and we need to win. >> joining me now, four protesters who have spent nights sleeping in the state capitol. sherry, a nurse, mary lee big, a customer service rep for a local phone call. karen, a student services coordinator for university of wisconsin and tom annis, a paving foreman whose wife is a teacher. and also joining us is republican wisconsin state senator glenn grothman that had this to say about protesters sleeping in the state capitol building on this program last night. >> we're trying to keep some people out of the
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 4:00am PST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> state of emergency. areas hard-hit by tornadoes, as the waterlogged northeast braces for more rain later today. >>> new outrage in wisconsin. after three weeks of protests, lawmakers plan to strip union rights. >>> rich and famous. the new list of america's billionaires. mark zuckerberg's fortune triples. but he's not the youngest anymore. >>> good morning. it is another sopping wet day here in the northeast, where rivers are dangerously swollen from last week's storm. >> drenching rain is expected to come down all day long, from the mid-atlantic states here in new york. and new jersey is expected to bare the brunt of it. >> this is part of the same system that just slammed the deep south with as many as two dozen twisters. more, now, from emily schmidt. >> reporter: storm chasers knew they were watching something big develop in the southeast. >> there's the rotation. >> you can see the swell. >> that one's nasty. >> reporter: storm chasers were right. winds whipped into tornadoes near mobile, alabama. tearing off a gas station awn
MSNBC
Mar 26, 2011 11:00am EDT
the potential slaughter of civilians in libya would make the world a more dangerous place for america. >> the united states should not and cannot intervene every time there is a crisis every time there is a crisis in the world. but i firmly believe that when innocent people are being brute alized. when gadhafi threatens a blood bath that could destabilize an entire region it is in our best interest to act. >> good saturday morning to you, mike. what's in story? >> you know, part of the prop here is the white house spokesman acknowledged that when the international coalition was joined, all the i's had not been dotted or the t's crossed. as robert gates said it a couple of days before that, this is largely being done on the fly. you have heard the president say if the coalition did not ablgt when it did beginning a week ago today, then thousands of libyans would have been killed and fl would have been a humanitarian crisis that would have destabilized the region. that is why it is in the national security interest of the united states. there is a dichotomy, a di ver jens between the st
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 6:00am EST
. barack obama was born in america. barack obama is a christian who accepted jesus christ as his personal savior. >> and lets move on. >> barack obama said that. >> i think first of all it's more indicative of the sad state of american politics. number one. and number two, i think it is destructive to the republicans. >> it is. >> i'm out there all the time saying these guys told us they'd do something about jobs. they've been on their job since early january. we've had about abortion, birthing, we've heard about this, we've heard about that. we heard nothing about jobs. they should be talking about one thing. >> let's go back to what else mike said. >> all right. >> listen, i simply refuse to pick a fight. let's bring in willie really quickly. willie, you've been part of the happy woody's roundup over the past three or four years. we love mike. but if my mother said this, i would say something about my mother. >> when we started this in 2007 -- by the way, my mother says stuff like this all the time. i pick up the phone and call her and say, ma, stop it! >> in 2007 when we started i was
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 2:00am EST
and here's what we did today in homes all across america: we created the electricity that powered the alarm clocks and brewed the coffee. we heated the bathwater and gave kelly a cleaner ride to school. cooked the cube steaks and steamed the veggies. entertained dad, and mom, and a neighbor or two. kept watch on the house when they slept. and tomorrow we could do even more. we're cleaner, domestic, abundant and ready now. we're america's natural gas. the smarter power today. learn more at anga.us. ♪ achievement: loves working capital. ♪ achievement: puts receivables to work. ♪ achievement: expects a lot of itself. cfo: cash flow options, helping business achievers better manage their cash flow. pnc. for the achiever in us all. fortunately, there's senokot-s tablets. senokot-s for occasional constipation associated with certain medications. save $3 right now. go to getconstipationrelief.com. . >>> we begin with direct evidence that moammar gadhafi is killing civilians, slaughtering his own people, and trying to cover it up, hide it from you, trying to hide it from the entire
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 6:00pm EST
one of us. watch. >> this is not a man who sees america as you and i see america. we see america as a force for good in this world. our opponent is someone who sees america as imperfect enough to pal around with terrorists who targeted their own koun tr i. -- country. >> how clear do they have to take it, pal around with terrorists, grew up near madrasas. his father is kenyan. michelle bachmann made the ultimate goal clear as well. >> this is not symbolic. this is why we were sent here. and we will not stop until we repeal a president -- >> repeal a president. defeat a president. newt mentioned recently impeach the president. so the overall objective is clear, tear this president down by any means necessary. all right, joining me now is bob shrum who worked on both the gore and kerry presidential campaign. he knows a thing or two about dirty campaigns run against his guys. and jonathan alter. bob, you were on kerry's campaign. they ran the swift boat veterans against you. is this part and parcel to republican strategy? we have a campaign going on, go dirty, go ugly, go as low as
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
, pat buchanan. also the washington correspondent for bbc world news america, catty kay, and former white house chief of staff of president george w. bush, andy card in the studio with us this morning. >> we will show some of the headlines just to show -- >> big ones. >> what a big story this is. catty, you lived in japan over three years. give us your insight on some images we are seeing. >> i was there for the kobe earthquake that was in 1995. we are all focused on the nuclear crisis. all of those families who have lost somebody, lost parents, you're hearing the japanese talking in muted ways about their loss. but for japanese, who find expressing emotion in public very hard and it's not in their culture, that's like having histrionics. this is a society going through mass shock at the moment. >> a cultural difference. >> they prepare all their lives for the big one, all trained for it. when it happens and you've lost your father or daughter or lost your spouse, it's heartbreaking. >> of course, the big news, mika, yet, obviously, more nuclear problems, the situation goes from bad
FOX News
Mar 22, 2011 4:00am EDT
center stage for trip to enhance business in latin america. white house correspondent mike emanuel is traveling with the president in santiago. good evening, mike. >> reporter: good evening, bret. there is an effort here in chile to portray a commander-in-chief actively engaged on libya. although, the u.s. and u.s. missions there differ. >> after reviewing troops in chile, president obama took questions for the first time about the u.s. military push in libya. >> our military action is in support of an international mandate. from the security council. that specifically focuses on the humanitarian threat posed by colonel gaddafi to his people. >> reporter: but then the president suggested that the u.s. would like to do more. >> i also have stated that it is u.s. policy that gaddafi needs to go. >> reporter: back in the u.s., mr. obama is being criticized from the right and the left. speaker boehner ripped the administration for failing to define the mission and how it will be accomplished. others worry this action in libya involves the u.s. following a new u.n. principle called "res
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